Personal Finance Management Skills for Young Adults
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Personal Finance Management Skills for Young Adults

Essential Skills that young adults need to know. Tips to have avoid problems, and skills to build a solid future.
3.7 (6 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
132 students enrolled
Created by Rob McGlynn
Last updated 6/2014
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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  • 41 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Reach your lifestyle goals
  • Have fewer money hassles and worries
  • Be less financially dependent on your parents
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  • No prerequisites. Student should have the ability to download and print a PDF document.

What is This Course About?:
The course provides young adults with common money matters that they will be encountering in daily life, including a clear picture how to be better prepared. Each section concludes with quick tips and takeaways which the viewer can put to use.

Who This Course For:
Young adults aged 18 to 23. Its great for college students, kids still living at home, or starting out on their own.

How Long Will The Course Take:
The Video portion of the course is just under an hour long. You will also receive a money skills ebook, which breaks down common money tasks in a step by step manner. This content may be used as a supplemental reference for your future use.

Instructor Details:
This Course was designed and written by a Rob McGlynn, a banking and financial professional with extensive experience teaching young adults personal finance stills.

Heather Linea provides the questions, tips, and discussions for the individual topics. The additional participants are young people from various backgrounds added to the discussions.

What To Expect From This Course:

The Course is broken up into 5 sections which are presented by young adults along with the host. The participants discuss common money matters that young people need to be aware of. After each section, quick tips are presented. The questions and tips were pre-written, and the discussions were pre-structured to provide the most relevant situations which young adults encounter.

You will see a series of young people discussing common money matters.

What Will You Gain From Taking This Course:

  • Make smarter financial choices
  • Avoid credit card & debt problems
  • Sidestep money disasters that many fall into
  • Avoid bad contracts, rip-offs, and ID Theft
  • Stay on top of your bills and cash flow
  • Be more financially savvy than your peers
  • Have more options in how you live

Why Take This Course?

You might end up making the same naive mistakes I've seen so many people make, and end up living your life at the mercy of banks and bill collectors…. and a slave to your job until you’re 75 just to stay afloat?

Or, instead, do you want to be one of the people who builds an awesome lifestyle, by learning the skills that help you control your own financial future?

Unfortunately, I bet no one ever taught you the skills that financially successful people know.

You are about to discover how to ….

My name is Rob McGlynn, I have been a corporate banker for the past 20 years. I have my MBA, passed the CPA exam, etc. OK, I admit it, I have a odd passion for finance. I am tired of seeing companies taking advantage of uninformed young people. I know all their tricks. So I am revealing the key skills and tips you need to know get the best deals and build a better future for yourself.

In One Hour, my course will show you how to be Financially Fierce.
Knowledge is power, and I am going to show you how to be financially fierce.

Can you handle yourself or are you a pushover? Maybe you can handle yourself in a street fight, but in today's world, you are far more at risk of getting your butt kicked by a bank, cellular provider, employer, apartment management company, etc. The nasty part is those kind of 'injuries' can take many years to recover from. You need the financial 'street smarts' to recognize when you're being financially ripped off (before you sign on the dotted line).

Who is the target audience?
  • Young Adults Aged 18 to 23, with a special focus on college students.
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Curriculum For This Course
8 Lectures
1 Lecture 01:19
Money Management Skills
5 Lectures 38:45

Challenges related to spending and expenses, plus tips for living within your means

Preview 09:42

Using credit cards

Using Credit Cards the Smart Way


Using Banks To Your Advantage

bill paying and cash flow

Handling your Bill Paying and Cash Flow

identity theft

Protecting yourself from Fraud & Identity Theft
Wrap Up
1 Lecture 00:28

wrap up

Wrap Up
Essential Money Skills -Step By Step Ebook
1 Lecture 00:00

This is an ebook, written by Rob McGlynn, which outlines key money skills and tasks which adults need to understand. It is essentially a step-by-step guidebook of essential basic money tasks. Also included is a clear explanation of common financial terms that everyone needs to understand.

No Lecture, download EBook, written by Instructor
64 pages
About the Instructor
Rob McGlynn
3.7 Average rating
6 Reviews
132 Students
1 Course
Personal Finance

Rob has 20 years work experience in the banking and accounting industry. He has extensive experience teaching personal finance skills and college preparation skills to young adults. Instructor experience includes group lectures, community and individual coaching. He also have done extensive money management lectures to commercial businesses. Rob holds a bachelors degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Michigan, and an MBA in International Finance. He has passed the CPA exam and worked in the public accounting and banking industries. Rob has written educational materials on college preparation and personal finance skills, and produced related educational videos. He has authored the personal finance instruction book, Money Skills For Young Adults which has been read by hundreds of young adults.

Rob writes and produces all the content in his Udemy courses, however often has others presenting his materials. For example, in his Money Management Skills Course he uses a group of college age students to present the material. Rob strongly believes that is the most effective to have presenters in the same demographic as the viewers.